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Story of Betrayed Polish Army Wins 1st Place In International Writer’s Digest Competition

Slingerlands, NY- On March 28, 2003, Writer’s Digest, the world’s leading magazine for writers, announced that “The Brief Sun,” a historical novel of a betrayed army, took 1st place in the genre fiction category of the 10th Annual Writer’s Digest International Self-Published Book Awards. Over 2100 books were entered in this year’s competitions with 350 …

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Poles apart

Olga Torkarczuk claims her place among the greats of Polish letters with House of Day, House of Night House of Day, House of Night (Writings from an Unbound Europe) What other nation can boast two living Nobel laureates – Wislawa Szymborska and Czeslaw Milosz – and, in the late Zbigniew Herbert, a poet at least …

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September 11th Poetry

Poland’s Nobel Prize-winning poet Wislawa Szymborska has written a moving tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks in the United States. The blank verse by Szymborska, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1996, was published on the front page of Poland’s Gazeta Wyborcza daily newspaper Wednesday, the first anniversary of the …

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